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NBA Summer League: Marquette players’ recaps

The NBA’s Las Vegas Summer League will wrap up Monday when the Rockets square off against the Wizards. And while that game won’t feature any former Marquette players, five did suit up last week in Las Vegas. Here’s a quick wrap-up of each players’ performance, with their stats linked. Dwight Buycks Buycks earned himself a contract […]

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Marquette Year in Review: Chris Otule

We apologize for these player reviews being so late into the offseason — Marquette played its last game nearly two months ago — but that pesky thing called the real world got in the way. That, and the coaching chance made us put these bad boys on the back burner. We’ll try and give you […]

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Buzz Williams secured his fifth commitment in the 2014 class today. (USA Today)

How Marquette can fix itself for next year

The somewhat surprising news came down around 7:45 p.m. that Marquette was not selected to participate in the National Invitation Tournament, and it officially closed the book on one of the most disappointing seasons in recent memory. A source told Paint Touches that Marquette did not turn down an invitation and, judging from the tweets […]

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Strotman: Lack of accountability dooms Marquette

Well, it’s finally here. The win-or-go-home games have finally begun for Marquette. For five previous seasons under Buzz Williams (with the exception, maybe, of 2011) these contests have occurred in the third week of March, not the second. But this is what 17-14 gets you. Winning half your conference games, including just two of your […]

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Jake Thomas scored a career-high 22 points Thursday against Georgetown. (USA Today)

Technical and all, Jake Thomas breaks through in Marquette win

Buzz Williams wasn’t sure Jake Thomas was going to play Thursday against Georgetown. The redshirt senior had suffered a slight shoulder separation in Saturday’s win over DePaul, missed practice Monday and had a bruise that looked “like someone threw a softball at close range at 80 miles per hour” at it, forcing him to wear […]

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